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Introduction: Diabetes mellitus is a non-transmissible chronic disease that currently represents a public health problem in Mexico, this is because of its high prevalence and the complications that it produces in the people with this disease. The impact on the quality of life is greater when it comes to an older adult.

OBJECTIVE: Determine what is the Diabetes Mellitus type 2 complications' prevalence in older adults which are patients of medical unit “Centro Mixteco de promoción educativa 2 de agosto S.C. de R.L. en Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca.”

Material and study: A descriptive, epidemiological, and cross-sectional study was carried out. 57 older adults with and age greater than or equal to 60 years, users of the medical unit "Centro Mixteco de Promoción Educativa 2 de Agosto S.C. de R.L." were included in this research provided that they met the selection criteria. The study variables were collected from the clinical records of the patients mentioned above, thus forming a database. Besides, descriptive statistics were used.

Conclusión: The prevalence of complications of diabetes mellitus in older adults is high because of until 38.5% of them present a complication, those are mainly: neuropathy (31.5%), nephropathy (3.5%), macrovascular disease (1%) and diabetic foot (1%). Gender most affected by the complications was the female. Talking about evolution time the research demonstrated: the longer the evolution, the more complications appear. The presence of the aforementioned complications being predominant in patients who had more than 10 years of suffering from the disease. The level of Adherence to treatment at the time of the study was the same for patients who presented a complication as for those who did not, as half of them had good adherence to treatment and the other half did not.

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